Recent studies have shown that Chaga has extremely high antioxidant compounds. Hundreds of research studies overwhelming confirm the health benefits of antioxidants. These antioxidants protect the body against "free radicals", which cause chemical reactions (oxidation) that destroy cells and damage tissues. Free radicals cannot be avoided: ultraviolet light, for example, is a common source.
According to recent scientific research lending support to a wide range of historical references, certain mushrooms are now touted by many experts to have numerous health benefits including providing anti-aging antioxidants and phytonutrient coumpounds that support a healthy immune system. This botanical family of fungi have powerful nutrients to maintain our health and immunity.
Considered part of the "Fifth Kingdom," Chaga (Inonotus Obliquus) and similar species of Fungi are NEITHER plant nor animal, yet its DNA chromosomal makeup is 30% closer to humans than plants.
Siberian Chaga has been embraced and revered over centuries for its health-enhancing properties. As a result, Siberian Chaga is the most highly prized of all mushrooms, commanding as much as 12 times the value of other mushrooms.